Skiing in Alston

Skiing in Alston, Cumbria

Carlisle Ski Club has a snow slope located on the Middleton in Teesdale road out of Alston at Yad Moss.The club members run the snow slope whenever there is sufficient snow to ski or snow board

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Yad Moss information and facilities: The Yadmoss Slope: Uplift: One Poma auto stacking button lift: length 630m Vertical: 400ft (125m) Top Station: 2380ft (725m) Aspect: West facing

Facilities on the slopes: There is a stone daylodge and ticket office which was  built with lottery money and a Sports Council grant. The day lodge has a Club Room which is heated with seating and tables and toilet facilities. The lodge also has garaging for the piste bashers: two Kassböhrers which are used to make the most of any snow. The ticket office is at the bottom of the slope.

Carlisle Ski Club Membership available on a daily basis: £15 adults £8 juniors Skis and boots can be hired from Alston Adventure and Training Centre at High Plains Lodge. Telephone: (01434) 381 886 – need to book the night before as they only have limited supply so can run out!

For current conditions  see ( or check the snowline for the latest report (tel: 01228 561634)

Apres ski: There are plenty of cosy pubs and welcoming hotels in Alston where you can eat and drink, or why not just chill out on a sofa in one of our cottages.